Movies like PCU

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PCU (1994)
 6.6
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand McPherson and the school's steely president. With their house threatened with expulsion, Droz and company decide to throw a raging party where the various factions will collide.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky, melancholic, realistic, funny, idiotic, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, college life, hippie, college campus, friends, love and romance, social differences, buddies, weekend, liberal, republican, party, university, mascot, beer keg, fund raising, lone hero, militant, youth, politics, society, radical, sexual content, administration ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston

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Most similar movies to PCU

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about friends, buddies, friendship, youth, college, vengeance and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like PCU: Animal House (1978), Dead Man on Campus (1998), Accepted (2006), Old School (2003), College (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, absurd, witty, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rivalry, youth, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, college freshman, party, sex, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania
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Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, teen suicide, friends, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, nerds, suicide, fraternity, father son relationship, pot, dormitory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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100%
 6.4
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Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slacker, college life, student, unconventional method, youth, cons and scams, overnight success, lifestyle, dishonesty, graduation, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, yale university, harvard university, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 218K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, party, disorder, college life, marital problem, student, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, starting over, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.6
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College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, prank, lifestyle, frat party, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friendship, nerd, chaos and mayhem, disorder, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 1.8
 17K
Pledge This! (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sorority, college, university, leadership, friendship, college life, fish out of water, teenage love, love and romance, buddies, partners, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, florida, miami, usa, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, party, sexual activity, friendship, sexual attraction, couple relations, buddies, friends, high school reunion, lifestyle, weekend, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 291K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, not serious, entertaining, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, fraternity, stupidity, neighbor neighbor relationship, rivalry, plan gone awry, drugs/alcohol, friends, party, manipulation, friendship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 34K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school, bullying, high school life, misfit, cheerleader, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, blind ambition, farce, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, salesman, disorder, ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 3K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, student, party, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, college life, nightlife, looking for love ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship between men, rivalry, male friendship, sport, social relations, buddies, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1980, 70s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 72K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: friends, young people, college, youth, drugs/alcohol, college life, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, profanity, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, fish out of water, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, culture clash, college, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, texas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, friends, nightlife, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 26K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, not serious, experimental, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, partners, misfit, goofy hero, danger, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, answering machine, masturbation, phone sex, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.4
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Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, buddy comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adulthood, family relations, social relations, friends, buddies, silly humor, eccentric family, family life, small town life, party, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, partners, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, looking for love, teenage love, power relations, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 3K
Cougar Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Spence and Hogan graduate from college, life is bleak. They have to work for heinous divorce lawyers that torture them. Spence has a girlfriend from hell and Hogan just wants to start his life already. As luck would have it, our two young men ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, partners, battle of the sexes, couples, looking for sex, buddies, lifestyle, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 7K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, buddies, soul music, r&b, interracial relations, college life, social differences, university, society, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, partners, on the road, college life, teenage life, friendship, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, true love, friendship, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, boat chase, drinking, drinking alcohol, cheerleader, youth, military school, raft, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, rivalry, destiny, college life, college, sport, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 382
Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, contests and competitions, friends, cons and scams, college life, friendship, workplace situations, siblings relations, college, school, workplace, partners ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 5K
Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, librarian, library, party, coming of age, misfit, lifestyle, youth, romance, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 306
Box Elder (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Box elder bugs are loud, scary looking, and dependent on group swarming. Yet, they're also completely harmless and extremely passive aggressive. Using this metaphor to address a generation that thinks big, talks fast, and threatens to change ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, coming of age, misfit, youth, couples, friends, disagreement, power relations, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, lifestyle, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, rebellion, high school life, school, power relations, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%